About Helen B:
A Tapestry of Technology and Resilience

Helen B

Embarking on a Unique Journey

Welcome to the world of Helen B, where the threads of technology, resilience, and lifelong learning intertwine to create a vibrant tapestry. From the sun-kissed shores of Perth, Western Australia, Helen's journey is one of courage, innovation, and the relentless pursuit of knowledge.

Early Inspirations: Dreams of the Moon and Machines


Helen's story begins with a childhood filled with wonder and curiosity. Inspired by a father who turned washing machine parts, as well as other odds and ends, into a rocket, her imagination soared as high as her dreams to reach the moon. This early fascination with technology and the unknown laid the foundation for a life driven by exploration and discovery.

A Calling in the Skies: The RAAF Chapter

After high school, Helen's path took a bold turn as she enlisted in the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). In the disciplined and challenging environment of the military, she not only honed her skills in technology but also developed a resilience that would become a hallmark of her character. Her time in the RAAF was a period of profound growth, shaping her into a leader and a problem-solver

Transition to Technology: The Educational Odyssey

Leaving the RAAF marked the beginning of a new chapter in Helen's life. She transitioned into the realm of education, where she shared her passion for technology with eager minds at the Central Institute of Technology in Perth. As a mentor and educator, Helen guided countless students through the intricacies of web design and development, leaving an indelible mark on the next generation of tech enthusiasts.
Watercolor painting of a working mother dressed in the Royal Australian Air Force fatigues with a blue camouflage pattern. She stands tall and confide
A representation of a Working Mother in the RAAF. Generated by DALL-E 3 from prompt by Helen Burgess
Graduating with a Master's Degree 2007

Graphite Edge: A Venture into the Digital Frontier

Helen's journey then led her to establish Graphite Edge, a beacon for small to medium businesses navigating the digital landscape. Here, she combines her military discipline, educational expertise, and technological acumen to offer bespoke solutions in web development and digital strategy.

A Personal Odyssey: Healing and Growth

Beyond her professional achievements, Helen's story is also one of personal resilience. Her journey through the challenges of military life and the demands of the tech world is a testament to her strength and adaptability. It's a journey marked by continuous learning, self-discovery, and an unwavering commitment to personal growth.

Join Helen's Journey

Today, Helen B stands as a symbol of innovation, resilience, and the transformative power of technology. Her life is a narrative of taking the road less traveled, constantly seeking new horizons in the digital realm and beyond. Join her as she continues to explore, inspire, and empower.